wretched; miserable; deeply unhappy
It's hard to believe that such a great industrialist was born in this abject little hut!
ab (away)#iacere (to throw, lie) (Latin)
abject sounds like reject if any person is rejected in job he/she will feel hopless and wil be in miserable condition Abject sounds like REJECT. Poor people are like REJECTED (Abject) people in the society. poor people or people lacking pride (abject people) are rejected in society Abject sounds like Reject. hopeless person is always rejected